Never before has social media so dramatically shaped the behaviour of businesses in the Gulf, writes Ryan Harrison.
The social networking site confirmed that the rival photo-sharing app will not be integrated into Facebook.
The seeds for the social media-driven Arab Spring were sown more than five years ago, says Alexander McNabb, director, Spot On PR.
The UAE and Qatar also ranked high for their IT technologies on the global index compiled by the World Economic Forum and INSEAD.
The Arab Spring ignited the Gulf’s online passion and participation. And now, there’s no turning back.
The daily deals website has been facing increasing criticism from customers and investors across the world.
The Gulf’s love affair with malls is far from over, but e-shops are making headway, writes Ryan Harrison.
Gulf Business lists 10 companies to keep an eye on as they move the region’s digital industry forward.
The internet contributes more to the UK economy than any G20 country.
The much anticipated Windows 8 is expected to go sale in October.
Regional investors are ready to provide up to half a billion dollars to promote new businesses in the Middle East, say industry experts.
Employers need to radically change old working models, writes Alison Maitland, senior visiting fellow at Cass Business School.
The micro-blogging site, which is celebrating its sixth birthday, is now seeking to find the right revenue model.
EXCLUSIVE: Regional IT spend will grow at double the global rate, according to EMC global CFO.
Apple tops the global top brands list, which also includes the three entries from the GCC.
Apple’s third generation iPad is finally available in select locations across the UAE.
Daily deal websites are having to face down criticism that their vouchers degrade brands and the business model is a passing fad.
The global software firm is planning to hire 500 new employees and open more offices in the region.
Dania Saadi reports on the new wave of entrepreneurs spreading across the Gulf, boosted by growing funding opportunities.
The mobile app released by Norton in the UAE, will allow parents to monitor their children’s smartphone activities.
New business models based on innovation and the latest technologies will make the cut, according to Frost & Sullivan’s top trends.
Google found nearly half of the UAE uses the web for online banking and research.
Shipments of 15.4 million iPads in the fourth quarter of 2011 gave Apple a 58 per cent market share.
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are replaced as Google and Apple take BlackBerry market share.
The social networking site will now let users know what their friends are doing on other sites.
Online shopping is surging in the Middle East as local buyers get comfortable using credit cards over the internet.
Gulf Business attends Google’s groupie day in Dubai and chats with managing director, Ari Kesisoglu.
Gulf techies are way ahead of their global peers says IBM, as the MENA region pushes for fast growth.
The regional pharmaceutical and healthcare industry is set to boom with a new $125 billion investment injection.
Does the dual-core smartphone deliver?
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